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Postgraduate taught

Sport and Health Sciences

Top 10 in the world for Sports-related subjects

QS World University Rankings 2020

2nd in the UK for Sports Science

The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020

3rd in the UK for research

Research Excellence Framework 2014

State-of-the-art teaching and research facilities including modern laboratories for biomechanics, physiology, psychology and social sciences

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As a postgraduate student in Sport and Health Sciences you will be welcomed into a friendly, intellectually stimulating and highly supportive learning environment. You’ll benefit from programmes enhanced by the past and current research of our academic staff who collaborate with industry, clinical populations, national and international organisations and professional athletes to advance knowledge within the discipline.

Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Exeter consistently ranks as one of the UK’s top sport science departments and maintains an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research, as well as an exceptional track record for student satisfaction.

Recognised for world-leading and internationally excellent research across the discipline (Research Excellence Framework, 2014), all of our teaching staff are active researchers and their work informs public policy on exercise and health. We also provide scientific support and consultancy services to national and international athletes and teams including Rugby Football Union, UK Athletics, England and Wales Cricket Board and the Football Association.